Did you know?

Click any word in a definition or example to find the entry for that word

Pronunciation of 


view main entry for eradicateverb [transitive]  /ɪˈrædɪkeɪt/ 
Previous and next
British English pronunciation: eradicateClick to listen to the pronunciation of eradicate

derived word


  /ɪˌrædɪˈkeɪʃ(ə)n/  noun [uncountable]
British English pronunciation: eradicationClick to listen to the pronunciation of eradication

mom jeans

a style of loose-fitting jeans with a high waist, often considered unfashionable

BuzzWord Article

Open Dictionary


Employed but with No Disposable Income or Savings: people who are in work but only earn just enough to live on

add a word


A must for anyone with an interest in the changing face of language. The Macmillan Dictionary blog explores English as it is spoken around the world today.

global English and language change from our blog